What Your Medical Record is Worth to Hackers

First Republic Bank

October 26, 2015

When you think of valuable information hackers try to steal, you might immediately assume bank information, credit card data or social security numbers are the most sought after. As this Bloomberg video featuring Shannon Pettypiece and Mark Crumpton outlines, the fastest growing sector of identity theft is also one of the most surprising: health care.

Recently, a large portion of cyber thieves have focused their efforts on compromising health insurance information with the intent of committing insurance fraud, charging the stolen health insurance for expensive procedures, or, worse, using personal medical records to blackmail or manipulate high-profile individuals. Watch this informative video from Bloomberg to learn how hackers are targeting health care companies and what you can do to safeguard your sensitive information.

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This video was licensed with permission from Bloomberg.

The information contained in this web site is provided to you “AS IS”, does not constitute legal advice, is governed by our Terms and Conditions of Use, and we are not acting as your attorney. We make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to this web site and its associated sites.